Graduates’ Pay Is Slipping, but Still Outpaces Others

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The New York Times

Graduates’ Pay Is Slipping, but Still Outpaces Others

Tyler Cowen | Mar 02, 2012

This excerpt originally appeared in The New York Times on March 2, 2012.

Real earnings for men, 25 to 34, with bachelor's degrees are down 19 percent since 2000, and for female college graduates of that age they are down 16 percent since 2003. Yet the wage differential between college graduates and high school graduates — the college premium — is growing.
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